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Subtract 4/6 from 7/2

1st number: 3 1/2, 2nd number: 4/6

7/2 - 4/6 is 17/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    7/2 = 7 × 3/2 × 3 = 21/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    4/6 = 4 × 1/6 × 1 = 4/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    21/6 - 4/6 = 21 - 4/6 = 17/6
  5. In mixed form: 25/6

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